The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 56 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 11 22 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.66% 4.36% 4.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.71% 22.68% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 22
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £24,050 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
DNS
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
70 97 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.59% 19.21% 22.14%
Number of salaries quoted 51 89 107
Average salary £26,750 £41,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.75% +26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

DNS
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Tyne and Wear region.

DNS Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

DNS
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

DNS
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 9 £30,500 -23.75%
Gateshead -10 1 £24,000 -4.00%
DNS
North East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DNS.

1 26 (92.86%) DHCP
2 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 25 (89.29%) MS Excel
3 24 (85.71%) Linux
4 23 (82.14%) VMware
5 22 (78.57%) SAN
6 21 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (75.00%) Hyper-V
7 20 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (64.29%) UNIX
9 17 (60.71%) TCP/IP
10 16 (57.14%) VMware ESX
11 15 (53.57%) Symantec
11 15 (53.57%) SLA
11 15 (53.57%) NFS
11 15 (53.57%) MS Exchange
11 15 (53.57%) Exchange Server 2007
11 15 (53.57%) iSCSI
11 15 (53.57%) Exchange Server 2003
11 15 (53.57%) NAS
11 15 (53.57%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (42.86%) French Language
12 12 (42.86%) German Language
12 12 (42.86%) Italian Language
13 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
14 8 (28.57%) Cisco
15 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
15 7 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
15 7 (25.00%) Firewall

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DNS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (53.57%) MS Exchange
1 15 (53.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 15 (53.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 15 (53.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 25 (89.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 26 (92.86%) DHCP
2 22 (78.57%) SAN
3 17 (60.71%) TCP/IP
4 15 (53.57%) iSCSI
4 15 (53.57%) NAS
5 7 (25.00%) Firewall
6 4 (14.29%) LAN
6 4 (14.29%) WAN
7 1 (3.57%) LDAP
7 1 (3.57%) VPN
7 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 12 (42.86%) French Language
1 12 (42.86%) German Language
1 12 (42.86%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Support Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Technical Support
3 7 (25.00%) Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Support Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Support Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Technical Support
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Lead Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) Storage Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) Linux
3 21 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (64.29%) UNIX
5 3 (10.71%) Solaris
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (21.43%) Project Management
2 6 (21.43%) Business Continuity
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Change Control
4 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.57%) Ruby
2 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (53.57%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 20 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (57.14%) VMware ESX
4 15 (53.57%) NFS
5 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
6 1 (3.57%) XenServer
6 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) VMware
2 15 (53.57%) Symantec
3 8 (28.57%) Cisco
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.71%) SAP
5 3 (10.71%) HP
5 3 (10.71%) Amdocs
5 3 (10.71%) McAfee
5 3 (10.71%) LANDesk
6 2 (7.14%) Dell
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix